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The MIS market is expected to grow at a fast rate with a CAGR of 8.2% and is expected to reach $35.5 billion by 2016. The surgical instruments segment commanded the larger share; i.e. 38.4%, of the global minimally invasive surgical devices market in 2011. This growth has been primarily attributed to the increased usage of these devices and instruments in MIS procedures. Devices such as guiding catheters and guidewires as well as balloons have been widely used in interventional angioplasty and peripheral extremity MIS procedures. Numerous innovations in the technologies of devices such as balloons have added to the growth in the market.